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Quiz about Xhosa or Zulu

Xhosa or Zulu? Trivia Quiz


Neither. The answers to this quiz are ten different languages though, all hidden in a mixed bag of puzzles.

A multiple-choice quiz by zorba_scank. Estimated time: 6 mins.
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Author
zorba_scank
Time
6 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
347,463
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
8 / 10
Plays
581
Question 1 of 10
1. Wordwise:

Chinmandarese

Answer: (Two Words)
Question 2 of 10
2. Wordwise:

-Alg-

quian

Answer: (One Word)
Question 3 of 10
3. Hidden Word:

Tama originally aspired to be a pilot, though his flair for languages led to him becoming a teacher.

Answer: (One Word)
Question 4 of 10
4. Hidden Word:

I agree, Kos is one of the most beautiful islands in the Aegean Sea.

Answer: (One Word)
Question 5 of 10
5. Fractured Words:

Thigh

Alternate Pronounciation: Tie

Answer: (One Word)
Question 6 of 10
6. Rebus:

Prison + a small arachnid

Answer: (One Word; alternate pronunciation)
Question 7 of 10
7. Rebus:

Male pronoun + To prepare a beverage by boiling

Answer: (One Word)
Question 8 of 10
8. Anagram:

MANGER

Answer: (One Word)
Question 9 of 10
9. Anagram:

SHINGLE

Answer: (One Word)
Question 10 of 10
10. Anagram:

HIMSELF

Answer: (One Word)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Wordwise: Chinmandarese

Answer: Mandarin Chinese

Mandar in Chinese

Mandarin Chinese is commonly regarded as the most widely spoken language in the world.
2. Wordwise: -Alg- quian

Answer: Algonquian

Alg on quian

Algonquian languages belong to the family of Native American languages. Few native speakers of the languages remain and it is considered to be an endangered language.
3. Hidden Word: Tama originally aspired to be a pilot, though his flair for languages led to him becoming a teacher.

Answer: Maori

TaMA ORIginally...

Maori is the language spoken by the indigenous people of New Zealand who are also referred to by the name 'Maori'. It is designated as one of the official languages of New Zealand.

Tama is a Maori name meaning 'son'.
4. Hidden Word: I agree, Kos is one of the most beautiful islands in the Aegean Sea.

Answer: Greek

..aGREE, Kos....

The Greek alphabet contains 24 letters beginning with alpha and ending with omega.

The Greek island of Kos is a popular tourist destination and is regarded as the birthplace of Hippocrates, the 'Father of Medicine'.
5. Fractured Words: Thigh Alternate Pronounciation: Tie

Answer: Thai

Thai is the national language of the country of Thailand. It belongs to the Tai-Kadai family which also includes Lao.
6. Rebus: Prison + a small arachnid

Answer: Celtic

Cell + tick

Celtic languages belong to the Indo-European family of languages. These languages are spoken in parts of Scotland, Ireland, Wales and the Isle of Man apart from the English county of Cornwall and the region of Brittany in France.

The word 'Celtic' can be pronounced with a hard or soft 'c'. Both are acceptable pronunciations.
7. Rebus: Male pronoun + To prepare a beverage by boiling

Answer: Hebrew

He + brew

Hebrew is regarded as the Holy Language by Jews. Modern Hebrew is one of the official languages of Israel while the Torah was written in Classical Hebrew.
8. Anagram: MANGER

Answer: German

German is widely spoken in Europe and is the official language of a number of countries including Austria, Switzerland and Luxembourg in addition to Germany.
9. Anagram: SHINGLE

Answer: English

English is the third most widely spoken language in the world, in terms of native speakers.
10. Anagram: HIMSELF

Answer: Flemish

Flemish is a dialect of Dutch and is spoken in Belgium, France and the Netherlands.
Source: Author zorba_scank

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